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JEREMY GOLDSTEIN THE ASSOCIATE WITH A DIFFERENCE

Jeremy Goldstein, an associate at Jeremy L. Goldstein & Associates, is the chairperson of Mergers and Acquisition Sub-committee of the ABABS. His law firm mainly concentrated in consulting compensation committees, management teams, CEOs and corporations in corporate governance and executive compensation.

He has worked with a variety of large corporate deals in the last ten years and is among the leading compensation attorneys such in America such as the acquisition of Goodrich by United Technologies, Duke Energy, Sanofi-Aventis among others. He holds a B.A. from the Cornell University as well as an M.A. from the University of Chicago. He is also a holder of J.D. from the New York University. Learn more about Jeremy Goldstein: https://www.resumonk.com/Rf4O8IjkZGGkJ1jqlTIPqA and https://medium.com/@Jeremy_Goldstein

Nearly a decade ago, there was too much talk in the governance circles concerning conflicts of interest involving issues of the executive compensation. Many executive compensation consulting law firms broke off from greater organizations. This gave Jeremy Goldstein the idea that there was space in the market for a firm to do the same after giving it some considerations. Read more: Jeremy Goldstein | Facebook and Jeremy Goldstein | Slideshare

Jeremy’s advice is usually based on the issues nearest and dearest to the client’s hearts like their pay and careers and how their life and family will be affected.

The one strategy or the most critical asset that has helped his business growth is taking an interest in people by staying in touch through calling, writing, emailing, or just following up. People are more likely to turn to you for advice ones they know you are interested in them since there is no replacement for caring.

In light of the way that the advocates for investor rights have accomplished vast numbers of the alterations to administration, they’ve looked for since the turn of the most recent thousand years. Jeremy Goldstein feels that without precedent for some years the administration world in general and proper compensation administration specifically is in a generally stable place.

This implies pay boards of trustees, organizations and administrators can center on the key drivers of corporate executives as opposed to stressing that they will cross paths with some rising tenets about conventional procedures. I think this is driving some exceptionally attentive talks around connecting pay and procedure/execution and less sat idle on practices inbox checking.

The best way Jeremy Goldstein legitimately deals with his time and guarantees efficiency is to confine the number of issues that he accepts. This is the reason the majority of his problems are with regards to striking exchanges.

Ronald Fowlkes: Military Veteran and Entrepreneur

Ronald Fowlkes is a Missouri-based Military veteran and entrepreneur. Presently, he works with a company called Eagle Industries Unlimited. The company is known for its many tactical gear supplies given to private organizations as well as the military. Ronald Fowlkes, otherwise known as Ronnie by his coworkers, is a great worker and a dedicated man with his craft. He is known as a firm’s Development Manager, who is responsible for the creation, selling, and distribution of products for their clients.

 

Eagle Industries Unlimited is a company that provides tactical gear equipment for their many clients who are serving in the armed forces and law enforcement. Many of their products are innovative, powerful, durable and efficient. Ronald Fowlkes is one of the head consultants in the development of these products because of his previous experience in training other people in the armed forces.

 

Mr. Fowlkes also has experience in working with law enforcement. Prior to his position in the military as a former Marine, he worked in several positions in his hometown, at the St. Louis County Police Department. Ronnie also served in the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. He worked with many law enforcement people for over 13 years.

 

 

Military Experience of Ronald Fowlkes

 

As mentioned earlier, Ronald Fowlkes was also part of the US Marines. He joined the Marine Corps from 1989 to 1993. Ronnie was known as a diligent worker. Mr. Fowlkes joined training and has been promoted twice during his stay in the armed forces. Mr. Fowlkes is a Gulf War veteran, a certified trained person in Marine Combat, and also took up engineering classes during his stay in the military.

 

 

Mr. Fowlkes Present Work With Eagle Industries

 

Mr. Fowlkes never stopped with his productivity in many eares of his life. At his work with Eagle Industries, he always finds time to respond to client concerns, hold meetings, and participate in conferences that are in support of the company.

 

Ronnie also trains new workers and educates clients about the proper use of the new tactical products, and gives mentorship to hundreds of sales representatives all over the company. With his previous experience mentoring others in the law enforcement and military, he was able to do this job consistently and excellently.

 

Part of Mr. Fowlkes’ job is to select appropriate products, coordinate with the production teams to help build new tactical gear for increased effectiveness and efficiency, as well as promote the products by training sales representatives and joining conferences all over the country.

 

 

Other Interests

 

Aside from working, Ronnie is also a huge hockey fan. He owns a Medium blog where he talks about his opinions on the NHL. During his spare time, he also trains a youth team in hockey.

 

The Dr. Saad Saad Medical Inventions

To be a pediatric surgeon is an achievable goal, but to be a pediatric surgeon with two inventions and several advanced surgical procedures requires not only passion but also dedication. Dr. Saad Saad is a doctor located in the Eatontown, who has been practicing for forty-two years. He is committed to his work and has made it his duty to help develop new surgery methods to reduce pain and risk to his patients. Through continued efforts and experimentations, Dr. Saad has come up with many pediatric surgical procedures two inventions which are more efficient and effective for use in surgery.

Dr. Saad Saad’s first invention is the use of Integral Electromagnetic Location Identification Device to identify catheter in the body. Medical catheters are tubes which in the past have been used to aid in surgery or offer treatment through insertion in the body. Some are left in the body while others have to are taken off after performing the required task. Catheters should be placed at the right place to be of use and in most cases, X-rays are used to view whether they are at the right place. The radiations from the X-rays may be harmful therefore doctors suggested the use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging; however, this did not solve all the solutions since the Magnetic Resonance, and Imaging devices are large and not easily transported. The other method employed is the use of guide wires by inserting them in the patient which is not advisable since the wires can break while inside becoming perilous. Dr. Saad came up with the device which helps locate the catheters without necessarily using any machine scan. The medical device works like a metal detector since it searches from outside and it is small and easily carried hence practical for use even in the Intensive Care Unit during emergencies that do not allow scanning of the patient for catheters identification.

His second invention is improved use of the endoscope. Endoscopes are used to take visual pictures for use by the doctors on the functioning of the internal body organs without a scan or surgery. In the current endoscopes the liquid in the body reduces the visibility of the pictures by fogging the lens; hence Dr. Saad came up with the inclusion of the suction-irrigation device in the endoscope to help make the view unobstructed. The suction-irrigation will enable the doctors to suck liquids preventing them from getting clear pictures without removing the endoscope, and it can be used to pour fluid to clean the area around the scope. This invention has made the work easier and faster. Dr. Saad inventions help reduce complications during and after treatment. He believes in the relationship between technology and medicine which will make work efficient and effective and he, therefore, hopes through continuous use of his knowledge he will radically change the health system.Learn more: https://angel.co/saad-saad-2

Brown Modeling Agency: Central Texas’ Crown Jewel

The state of Texas is known for many fine features such as having a relaxed sense of style and having a picturesque landscape. Some of the most affluent cities in America can be found here like Dallas and Houston. What do you know about the city of Austin, Texas? Well, Austin is the state capital, and it’s the home to one of the modeling industry’s top modeling agencies. Brown Modeling Agency is its name and providing top-of-the-line talent is its game. This full-service agency is a conglomerate of Heyman Talent South and Wilhelmina Austin. Yes, this is correct and Brown Modeling Agency is loaded with top-tier talent.

 

Founded by Justin Brown in 2010, this agency has dramatically shot to the top of its class. Thanks to its growth in talent, Brown Agency can now compete with much larger agencies in the bigger cities of Los Angeles, New York and Paris. Having standards is one thing, but having big market standards is another. Brown Modeling Agency has broken the mold in a sense because it’s not located in one of the larger metropolitan areas. On the other hand, it dominates the mid-level modeling industry. “We are only as good as our talent,” said Justin Brown. This phenomenal guy has used his experience as a model and has parlayed it into a full-fledged business. The Reno-native grew-up mostly in California, but once he moved to Central Texas, he fell in love with its wonderful vibe.

 

As of today, Justin is running a successful modeling agency. He has a full-time staff that provides a wide range of services. Justin used to work as a model years ago, and he earned a pretty good living from doing so. He did so well at modeling to where it he used his earnings for funding his college tuition. After his stint in college, he returned to the industry by working from behind the cameras. By working in the placement/development department, Justin got a chance to train the models. To this very day, Brown has used his education and has used his modeling experience to operate Brown Modeling Agency. Only time will tell just how far this company will go in the years to come. You can check out their instagram account for more info.

 

 

Alex Pall: Part one of the duo

The Chainsmokers are an electronic/Dance Duo, first rising to fame with their hit song, “Roses”. The Chainsmokers consists of Alex Pall and Drew Taggart. Alex Pall had a hobby of DJing when he was growing up. He performed around New York, even making a small carrier out of it.

Pall stated that it was scary to make a career out of a hobby.

He then realized that dance music was consuming every part of his life and all he wanted to do was make it.

He met Drew through his same manager, and when they met, they made a do, he quit his job, and the rest is history.

Pall has mixed feelings about growing as artists in the electronic music genre because you have a lot of other artists creating the same type of music.

Working with Halsey on “Closer” was incredible, according to Pall. The song was written on a tour bus, and Pall states, “She [Halsey] has a very strong voice…” and also states that artists like Halsey are the kind of people they want to be making music with.

Pall states that the type of people that listen to their music is mixed.

Pall says it’s really cool to have fans loving their work. He stated an example of his mother walking into the room humming “Roses

Pall says the live show and its visuals are forever changing, and they state they push it onto themselves to make the next show better than the last one.

Pall mentions that when they’re old, favorite artists take a break for a while, they don’t have the same popularity as they used to. Even though they deserve the break.

And for the Chainsmokers, it’s all about being the first, sending people into a whole new world.

To read the full interview, please visit: https://www.interviewmagazine.com/music/the- Chainsmokers

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Sahm Adrangi Takes on QuinStreet

Sahm Adrangi and Kerrisdale Capital have released findings on several different companies before, some of the most recent include Eastman Kodak and a handful of pharmaceutical companies. While most investors decide to put money into companies that they believe will succeed, Sahm Adrangi takes things a different way. He engages in what is known as shorting a company, which banks on the fact that the company in question will fail or that their stock will at least drop a considerable amount.

In April, Sahm Adrangi and Kerrisdale Capital released another report on a company that Kerrisdale Capital suspects are a sham. This time it is the internet marketing company QuinStreet Inc. whose stocks have risen dramatically in recent months. In fact, the price has quadrupled from just a few months ago and there is no real evidence that the company has done anything to deserve the faith and money of its investors. Over the last few months, the internet traffic for QuinStreet has increased dramatically, which is why investors have been putting their money into QuinStreet.

Unfortunately, according to Kerrisdale Capital’s negative report on the company, the traffic may not be legitimate whatsoever. Sahm Adrangi believes that this traffic is all computer-generated and phony that is being used to fraudulently make revenue for the company. This generated revenue comes at the cost of the clients of QuinStreet. QuinStreet earns revenue by generating traffic to the websites of their affiliates through the submission of user forms and clicks on links. By generating fake clicks and form submissions, QuinStreet appears to be more profitable and effective than they actually are. What makes QuinStreet’s activity look even more suspicious is the fact that almost all of the revenue that they have received has only come from one client. This fact appears to have been overlooked by the investors who jumped on board to the company when their stock prices started to rise.

Sahm Adrangi is the Chief Investment Officer of Kerrisdale Capital Management. The firm was launched in 2009 Adrangi. They specialize in long investments and special situations.

https://www.cnbc.com/2016/05/05/short-seller-kerrisdale-to-target-dish-network.html

Prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award Presented To First Architect Robert Ivy

Robert Ivy, EVP and CEO of The American Institute of Architects (AIA) receives the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters (MIAL), Lifetime Achievement Award honoring his work in the architectural world. The Noel Polk Award presented by MIAL recognizes the lifetime efforts of Mississippi’s finest supporters and contributors to art, music and literature.

Ivy, the first-time architect recipient to ever be honored in MIAL’s 40 year history, has established a precedent for his renowned work in the architectural field. “When it comes to making architecture more accessible to the general public, there’s really no one else from Mississippi like Robert Ivy,” said MIAL President Nancy LaForge. Ivy joins past notable honorees, American author Ellen Douglas, actor Morgan Freeman, and historian Shelby Foote. For a complete list of former lifetime achievement honorees see MIAL’s website.

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Ivy, a former Navy officer, has exhibited exceptional capabilities as a leader, author, and influencer within the architectural world and has been acknowledged by many other organizations. Ivy has previously received commendations for his biography, Fay Jones: Architect, and ascribed as the only “Master Architect” of this century. “He shares the designation Master Architect with iconic architects such as Mies van der Rohe, Richard Buckminster Fuller, and I.M. Pei.” For his contributions as editor-in-chief for Architectural Record, Ivy, increased readership, and elevated the magazine to become the most influential architectural publication worldwide. In his short tenure as EVP and CEO of AIA, from 2011 to present, Ivy’s organizational leadership propelled the growth of the membership to its highest level since conception.

Ivy’s accomplishments epitomize the qualifications for this prestigious award. During a ceremonial event held on June 2, 2018, Ivy and stained-glass artist Andrew Cary Young, will be presented with their award. Activities are scheduled throughout the weekend as a part of MIAL’s annual Awards Banquet.

Check more about Robert Ivy: https://archinect.com/news/article/150059501/robert-ivy-to-receive-lifetime-achievement-award

Louis Chenevert: Remembering the Past at United Technologies Corporation

It’s important to ask elders about what they used to do. Learning from the older generation can be a great benefit to younger professionals. That doesn’t mean every single elderly person is wise and knows what they’re talking about. It just means some of them have invaluable information that students can’t learn from a book.

One of those older professionals is Louis Chenevert, former Chairman, CEO, and President of United Technologies Corporation. United Technologies Corporation is a technology company that wanted to develop groundbreaking products before a 30-year cycle ended. Based on Chenevert’s testimony, that’s exactly what they accomplished.

Even though he retired from United Technologies Corporation in 2014, everyone still talks to him about his time there. Before joining United Technologies Corporation, he worked at Pratt & Whitney and General Motors, which he didn’t like at first.

His first job was at General Motors, and he learned how to put up with a lot of negativity when he first started working there. As time passed, he worked his way up the corporate ladder and earned the Production General Manager position before moving on to Pratt in 1993. He began President of Pratt & Whitney in 1999 but left in 2006.

After that, he started working at United Technologies Corporation and quickly rose up their corporate ladder. Within the next two years, he was named President and CEO of United Technologies Corporation. Two years after that, he was named Chairman of the company.

One of the most requested answers he gives to interviewers is about how the company used to bring their products to life. When he worked for United Technologies Corporation, they had a bunch of small teams being lead by one leadership team. That system produced some of their most recognizable products.

The second question it always gets involves his habits. He’s an entrepreneur, so he has all the same habits and natural gifts that all entrepreneurs have; mostly, he’s passionate and results-oriented.

http://releasefact.com/2017/09/louis-chenevert-a-pioneer-in-the-aerospace-industry/

Meet the Rare Spice in the Success World: Ara Chackerian

Life is a class, and people learn and interpret different things differently. In the business world, it is crucial that we take lessons from others and chose what is best for us. Ara Chackerian is a great humanitarian and the Co-founder and General Partner of TMS Health. He has his beliefs on success and humanity that has propelled him to where he is today.

To begin with, Ara does not have a typical day; he evaluates the day’s activities as they come his way. This is contrary to the common belief that every successful investor has a routine they follow. He admits his very poor with the calendar and the timing. His wife says his the most whimsical man she has ever met in her life. Check out norluyce.com

Ara also believes that everything that has been happening in his life is the lottery of life, and he sees that he doesn’t forget this. He says that he believes that the success of a man is only possible if the external factors allow, contrary to other individuals who believe it’s dependent on the inner capabilities of a man. He learned this when he visited the third world countries.

Ara is very careful in evaluating his duties, and that attributes to his success. He says that he learned to see the obstacles in business when he was young. He thinks well when he is in a calm state. This is when he is trail running or surfing. He also runs his projects through his wife, who according to him has a different brilliant way of handling things that are very helpful.

There are very many things that Ara sees in different dimensions. While other motivation speakers will advise you to view the glass as half full, he advises the young investors to view the glass in both dimensions. He says that it is seeking the truth. You can visit tmshealthsolutions.com

Ara Chackerian explains that the problem with viewing the glass as half full always is that it may hinder you from seeing obstacles that would have been possible to avoid. It is, therefore, paramount to try and get to know what challenges you are likely to encounter.

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Eric Lefkofsky’s Cancer Research Technology Firm, Tempus, Receives $80 Million in Funding

Eric Lefkofsky’s technology company, called Tempus, recently received $80 million in funding from a group of key investors. With this new investment, the Chicago-based company is now worth $1.1 billion. This new net worth gives the company a “unicorn” status, which is something that can be difficult to achieve for startups like it.

The company specializes in collecting data to research cancer treatment trends, and they currently employ over 400 people, but Lefkofsky says that number is growing very quickly. About 30 new people hired each month, and that trend is expected to continue.

According to Lefkofsky, the company has built relationships with powerful organizations and individuals in the healthcare field. These include doctors and companies that are looking for ways to collect and utilize data to treat cancer patients in the most effective way. Lefkofsky says that the traction they’ve been able to gain in this field has been amazing and has lead to their success. Those contributing to the $80 million funding include New Enterprise Associates and Revolution Growth, among others.

Lefkofsky helped establish the company after his success co-founding Groupon and several other successful business ventures. He now serves as CEO of Tempus. After achieving business success, Lefkofsky established a charitable foundation in 2006, which provides initiatives to enhance communities. He also serves on the board of trustees for several organizations, including Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, The Museum of Science and Industry, World Business Chicago, and Steppenwolf Theatre Company, where he serves as chairman of the board.

Adding to his list of impressive accolades, Lefkofsky also serves as an adjunct instructor at University of Chicago. He’s even written a book called Accelerated Disruption. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan, and he received a Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan’s school of law.